News Briefs for Nov. 30

November 30, 2004

Library to host Christmas presentation

"Christmas in Kentucky," a collection of stories and poems edited by Georgella Lyons, will be dramatically presented by nine Danville thespians at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Boyle County Public Library.

The readings will include works by well-known Kentucky writers, including Frank X. Walker of Danville, Elizabeth Maddox Roberts of Perryville, and David Dick who resides on Plum Lick Creek.

Interpretations of these Christmas stories will be the responsibility of high school students Claire Caudill, Aaron Jenkins, Mauricus Lofton, and Ralph Morrison as well as Adria Mahon, Yolantha Pace, Ken Copp, Beau Weston and Marc Williams.


The public is invited to attend the program, which will be held in the second floor reading room of the library.

'Kitty Adoption Day' to be held Saturday

Sadie's Animal Rescue and Adoption will join Northern Dog and Hopewell Rescue, Home At Last Animal Sanctuary, and the Anderson County Humane Society for a "Kitty Adoption Day" 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply in Danville.

There also will be photos with Santa so children can have their pet's picture taken with Santa Claus.

All proceeds will benefit the non-profit animal rescue organizations.

Hampton Inn to host chamber event

Hampton Inn of Danville will host the December Business After Hours 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday for members of the Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce and Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.

The event is being sponsored by Hampton Inn, Premier Limousine, Danville-Boyle County Taxi Service and Cruise Planners. Register for door prizes including a complementary night stay at Hampton Inn, a one-hour limousine ride, $50 Buy Boyle gift certificate and $100 gift certificate with Cruise Planners. To make reservations, call by Friday to the Boyle chamber office at (859) 236-2361 or the Lincoln chamber office at (606) 365-4118.

Christmas dinner is Saturday

The annual Danville National Guard Christmas dinner will be Saturday. All former members are invited. Call (859) 236-1662 for more information.

Homemaker meetings scheduled

Two Boyle County homemaker clubs that will meet this week are: Perryville, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, McDowell Place. Wilderness Road, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Anita Jacob's. Other club meetings will appear Sunday in the bulletin board.

GCHS plans madrigal dinner, show

LANCASTER - The Garrard County High School choral and drama departments will present a madrigal dinner 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the school cafeteria. Tickets for the meal and show are $15. Call the high school at (859)792-2146 for advanced tickets.

Crab Orchard seeks toys

CRAB ORCHARD - The city of Crab Orchard seeks donations of new or like-new toys to fill Santa's sack for Christmas at City Hall. Donations may be dropped off from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays at City Hall.

Crab Orchard to celebrate Christmas

CRAB ORCHARD - The city will celebration the Season of Christmas 5:30-9 p.m. Dec. 17 at City Hall. Santa will arrive on the Crab Orchard fire truck and help the mayor present awards to the decorating contest winners.

Caroling by the Christmas trees near the monument will be 6-7 p.m. and open house and a visit with Santa will be 6-9 p.m. at City Hall.

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